March 5, 2011.
Church authorities in the Archdiocese of Mexico are meeting with young
Catholic leaders to plan for a 2017 World Youth Day set in the nation's
Cardinal Norberto Rivera, Archbishop of Mexico City, said the he is more interested in getting young Mexicans to Madrid for the coming World Youth Day. He offered his support to Mexican Catholics who were planning to make the pilgrimage to Spain this summer.
Youth leaders are forming a campaign to have World Youth Day in their country in 2017 called “Generation Youth Day.” To support their efforts, you can visit their website at http://www.generacionjmj.org.mx